Tag Archives: The Facts of Life

The facts of life versus the enemy, i.e., fake news

Source: Trump’s Allies Are Taking Over the Media and Creating Their Own Reality: Is Anybody Paying Attention? So many things to be scared about lately. The political control of TV news–a major medium–is on top of my list. And this … Continue reading

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“Texas Police Make Odd Withdrawal From ATM: A Man Who Was Trapped Inside”

This is why I love Twitter. I never would have seen this breaking (uh) news so fast: Source: Texas Police Make Odd Withdrawal From ATM: A Man Who Was Trapped Inside : The Two-Way : NPR

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The facts of life: how fake information is sold to us

In today’s New York Times column called The Interpreter, Max Fisher and Amanda Taub  do a fine job detailing the M.O. of the Russian fake news engine called kompromat–compromising (a/k/a fake news) material. As we all know, kompromat most probably … Continue reading

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